• Dynamic Response of Materials

    High strain rate loading of materials via laser-induced stress waves.

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  • Cell Mechanics

    Assessing the deformation mechanics of living cells and how it relates to functionality, and disease state.

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  • Thin Film Adhesion

    Biofilms, biopolymers, microelectronic packaging, metallic films, composite films

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    Meet the Team

Welcome to the Grady Lab where we apply multi-scale experimental mechanics to understand dynamic failure of thin film interfaces relevant to the areas of nanotechnology, biomedicine, and engineering.



Lab News

The Periodontal War
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Review article on the symbiotic, mutualistic, and predatory host-bacteria interactions within the periodontium. Not a short read, but a good read. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/prd.12222/full   Read More

2017 CCTS Spring Conference
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Stuart Ross and JD Boyd both attended the 2017 CCTS Spring Conference. Here they attended several lectures devoted to Biomedical Engineering.  Stuart also presented his poster on the Adhesion of biofilm matrix-mimicking polymers... Read More